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Old 10-06-2006, 09:57 AM   #7
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Originally Posted by laurie
In Sampas debates there always seems to be divided opinions about whether he was smooth or a grinder. I come down on the smooth and graceful side of the coin. Of course there was that famous comment by Fred Perry about Sampras moving like oil.

However, there a lot of people who disagree with that assessment so I thought I would have a poll and see what side people come down. Feel free to give your views and reasons for voting either way.
No one said he was a grinder. The argument came when it depends on whom you are comparing him with.

Overall he is smooth and athletic. However, he is not as smooth and graceful as Federer.
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